WASHINGTON, DC, January 11, 2021 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, today announced that it advised the Washington Nationals, who have signed a multiyear, exclusive partnership with BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company.

The partnership includes the opening of a BetMGM Sportsbook connected to Nationals Park and the launch of a mobile app within the permitted area around the Park.

The BetMGM Sportsbook will provide a luxury viewing and sports betting experience to complement the existing experience at MGM National Harbor Dugout Club, an eight-seat premier luxury sports box, located on the field adjacent to the team dugout. The newly created sportsbook will be located in the space currently serving as Center Field Social, across Center Field Plaza from the Nationals Team Store.

For more than 55 years, Proskauer has advised the world's premier sports organizations on the transactions, negotiations and litigations that transform the business of sports. Our Sports Law Group has been at the forefront of the commercialization of sports betting and groundbreaking partnerships between gaming operators and teams, leagues and media companies. We recently represented The Stars Group in its media and sports betting partnership with FOX Sports, including the launch of FOX Bet.

The Proskauer team was led by partner Jason Krochak (Sports) and included partner Perry Cacace (Real Estate), associate Laura Goldsmith (TMT) and associate Ben Freeman (Sports).